Susanne Dunlap

The Invention of Everything Else

By Samantha Hunt - Published 2008



  In 1943 Louisa and her father Walter live alone in a house in Hell’s Kitchen. Louisa is a chambermaid at the Hotel ...Read Review


By Ellen Cooney - Published 2008



  Lucia Fantini, legendary singer and widow of Aldo, whose village restaurant was her personal stage, secretly helps her son’s resistance movement ...Read Review

Nobody’s Princess

By Esther Friesner - Published 2007


Children/Young Adult

  Helen of Sparta is in many ways a typical young girl: she dislikes learning the boring carding and spinning that all women ...Read Review

The Anatomy of Deception

By Lawrence Goldstone - Published 2008



Ephraim Carroll is a young physician in late 19th-century Philadelphia who counts himself lucky to be in the orbit of one of the ...Read Review

The Reluctant Queen

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2007


Biographical Fiction

Richard III is possibly the most maligned of English kings. If for no other reason than that, Jean Plaidy’s alternate interpretation of ...Read Review

The Queen of Bedlam

By Robert McCammon - Published 2007



Early 18th century New York is a raw and unformed place. Young law clerk Matthew Corbett is trying to make his way, but ...Read Review

The Penalty

By Mal Peet - Published 2006Published 2007


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

A young soccer star from the poorest community of Puerto Rico goes mysteriously missing after performing uncharacteristically badly in an important game. There ...Read Review

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

By Alex von Tunzelmann - Published 2007



Those fascinated by the turbulent history of India’s transition from colony to commonwealth and then independent nation will find much to ponder ...Read Review

The Scandal of the Season

By Sophie Gee - Published 2007


In 1711, the English monarchy was far from secure. Queen Anne had failed to provide an heir, and the Jacobites, who favored putting the ...Read Review

The Scar of David

By Susan Abulhawa - Published 2006



Amal is only a child in the 1967 war that made refugees of thousands of Palestinians. But her story begins long before she was ...Read Review